Tuesday, February 9, 2016
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The Georgia Bulldogs travel to Rupp Arena to play the Kentucky Wildcats on Tuesday, February 9, 2016. The opening line for this game has Kentucky as 13 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 198.
The Bulldogs come into this game with an overall record of 13-8 and a road record of 1-5. They are 12-9 against the spread and their over/under record is 11-10. The Wildcats have an overall record of 17-6 and a home record of 13-0. They have an over/under record of 13-11 and they are 11-13 against the spread.
J.J. Frazier comes into this contest averaging 16.3 points per game while playing 30.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Bulldogs. He pulls down 4.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is currently at 81%. Yante Maten averages 15.7 points per game in 29.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.8 assists per contest and 7.9 rebounds per game for Georgia. His field goal percentage is 52% for the year while his free throw percentage is 74%.
Jamal Murray averages 18.3 points per game while playing 34.4 minutes per contest this year for the Wildcats. He grabs 4.9 rebounds per game and has 2.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage currently is at 76%. Tyler Ulis averages 16.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 36.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.2 rebounds per contest and 6.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 87%.
Georgia averages 70.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 214th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 2.8 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 177th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 107th in the country. They average 38.4 rebounds per game and 13.2 assists per game which ranks them 68th and 171st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 225th with 13.3 per game. The Bulldogs allow 67.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 71st in the nation. They also allow a 38% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 5th and 23rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.1 rebounds a game which ranks 186th and they give up 10.8 assists per contest which puts them in 25th place in the country. They force 11.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 291st in the Division 1.
Kentucky averages 78.2 points per game this year which ranks them 52nd in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 10.3 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them sitting in the 35th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 224th in the nation. They average 39.1 rebounds per game and 14 assists per contest which ranks them 52nd and 119th respectively. In the turnover department the Wildcats rank 126th with 12.3 per game. The Wildcats allow 68 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 78th in the country. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 41st and 94th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 32.6 rebounds a game which ranks 40th and they give up 9.1 assists per contest which puts them in 2nd place in the nation. The Wildcats force 12.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 177th in college basketball.
The Bulldogs average 69 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 69 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -5.5 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 4.3 per contest. The Bulldogs have an offensive rating of 101.6 and they assist on 55.7% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 68.5 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 49%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they shoot 3 pointers on 32% of their shots. Georgia turns the ball over an average of 16.9 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 8.2% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.5% while their offensive rebound percentage is 30.1%. The Bulldogs give up 74.5 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 64.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Wildcats score 80.2 ppg at home and they have averaged 80.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 2 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 17.5 points per game. The Wildcats have a rating on offense of 112.5 and 49.1% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 69.1 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 52%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they attempt 3 pointers on 30% of their shots. Kentucky turns it over an average of 14.9 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 8.8% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 54.6% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 38.8%. The Wildcats give up 62.7 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 78.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Georgia Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Georgia Bulldogs are 12-9 against the spread
The Georgia Bulldogs are 11-10 against the over/under
Kentucky Wildcats Betting Trends
The Kentucky Wildcats are 11-13 against the spread
The Kentucky Wildcats are 13-11 against the over/under
Georgia Bulldogs Injuries
11/20/15 G Juwan Parker Achilles out for season
Kentucky Wildcats Injuries
02/08/16 F Alex Poythress Undisclosed "?" Tuesday vs. Georgia
Josh's Pick: Take Georgia
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